The Church, the Commission denied the occurrence of the bust of Nicholas II in Simferopol
Moscow. March 7. INTERFAX.RU — the Commission of the priests did not observe the occurrence of a bust of Nicholas II and icons when you visit the chapel in Simferopol, but recommends to continue watching them, reads the statement of Simferopol and Crimea diocese.
“At the time of visit of the chapel of the Holy Royal passion-bearers by the Commission signs of occurrence on the bronze bust of Tsar-Martyr Nicholas II and the icons in the chapel are not installed”, — said the press service.
“For making final judgments on this issue, the Commission considers it appropriate taking care of the chapel the priest to continue to monitor, and in case of occurrence of signs of occurrence immediately report to the ruling Bishop and the Commission”, — the document says.
The Commission visited the chapel, came the Archimandrite Kallinikos (Chernyshev), Archpriest Nicholas Donetsk, Bogdan Severin, John Simon and John pristanskiy.
On the occurrence of a bust of Nicholas II at the chapel at the Prosecutor’s office in Simferopol earlier on one of the channels, said ex-Prosecutor of Crimea, the Deputy of the state Duma of Russia Natalia Poklonskaya. Her statement has caused considerable controversy in the Internet.
Later, the head of the Synodal Commission for the causes of saints, Bishop Trinity Pankraty, commenting online, said that it is inappropriate “contemptuous mockery, or, on the contrary, the enthusiastic exaltation” when talking about “cases of occurrence or other unusual phenomena”.
“Let’s not criticize young, inexperienced in politics a woman-Deputy. Do not pay attention to the godless and network Joe blow — the leopard change his spots. Let alone the Orthodox and highly educated intellectuals and theologians, in which the fact of occurrence causes stinging ridicule,” said the Bishop Pankraty and urged to await the outcome of the “thorough check” reports of occurrence.